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Webinar: Data – the human element in a sustainable future

FMJ has teamed up with Andrea Temporiti, Head of Digital for ABB Electrification to discuss how FMs can utilise data to enhance the human experience. Sustainability is a much broader concept than moving towards a zero-carbon economy or reducing the ...

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Applications for UKGBC’s Future Leaders 2022 programme are now open

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has opened applications for the 2022 cohort of its prestigious Future Leaders Programme, seeking to attract a select group of the best and brightest minds in the built environment to focus on critical issues ...

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J S Wright in Soho Wharf win

Building services provider J S Wright has been awarded a contract worth more than £6 million to help turn a derelict canal-side site in Birmingham into a quality residential-led development. The mechanical and electrical specialist will install the mechanical infrastructure ...

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Sodexo launches Protecta to help hospitals fight against HCAIs

Sodexo is launching Protecta, an improved, evidence-based infection prevention approach for hospitals – a proposition that “goes beyond simply ensuring surfaces are visibly clean”. Protecta brings together highly trained frontline teams, best in class range of cleaning solutions relevant to infection ...

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Artic adds Penguin Random House to its books

Artic has secured a hard FM contract to provide electrical, mechanical and HVAC services to global publishing company, Penguin Random House LLC. The PPM and reactive maintenance contract are for all properties within the Penguin Random House LLC national property ...

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Survey finds FMs lack knowledge on how smart technology can support them in their roles

A survey from property services specialist DMA Group has found that almost three quarters (73 per cent) of those working in the industry class themselves as tech-savvy. However, the same survey also found that 60 per cent still need additional ...

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New Government School of Property to boost skills in public sector

A new School of Government Property for all public sector workers employed in managing the government estate has been established. The school will allow civil servants who work in the field of managing government property to gain industry recognised accreditations, ...

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Farnek unveils new hotel management company

UAE-based facilities management company, Farnek, has developed its hospitality division into an all-embracing hotel management company under the leadership of UAE-based international hotelier Walter Knight. Knight was originally responsible for structuring and developing Farnek’s fledgling hospitality division earlier this year. ...

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Maxim FM appoints new finance director

Independent contract cleaning and facilities management firm, Maxim FM, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Richard Pattinson as its new Finance Director. Pattinson brings to the business two decades’ of commercial experience and will be responsible ...

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Boden Group wins contract at HM Naval Base Portsmouth

The facilities management specialist has been appointed by KBS Maritime as a strategic partner to provide FM and reactive maintenance services to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth as part of the Future Maritime Support Programme (FMSP). Under the terms ...

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